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Infectious disease expert agrees with Biden that platforms like Facebook are ‘killing people’ with Covid misinformation

Dr. Nahid Bhadelia, founding director of the Center for Emerging Infectious Diseases at Boston University, told CNBC, that, medically, she agrees with President Joe Biden‘s assertion that platforms like Facebook are killing people by allowing Covid-19 vaccine misinformation on their services. “I think social media is playing a big role in amplifying misinformation, which is leading… Read More »

High Cholesterol in Younger People

SOURCES: Brandon Wilson, FH advocate, Florida. Peter Gaskin, MD, pediatric cardiologist, University of Maryland Children’s Hospital; assistant professor, pediatrics, University of Maryland, Baltimore. Mary P. McGowan, MD, chief medical officer, The FH Foundation; cardiologist, Dartmouth Hitchcock, Lebanon, NH. National Heart, Lungs, and Blood Institute: “Blood Cholesterol,” “High Blood Cholesterol: What you need to know.” American… Read More »

Lockdown tightens on people who left Perth

West Australian authorities have retrospectively ordered more people to stay at home during the COVID-19 lockdown amid confusion over the rules. Two locally-acquired cases have so far been linked to the Perth Mercure Hotel outbreak which has plunged Perth and Peel into a three-day lockdown. Premier Mark McGowan on Friday indicated there was nothing to… Read More »